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Young Americans for Freedom chapter starts in Libertyville

Young Americans for Freedom chapter starts in Libertyville

Ella Marsden, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2020

A new Young Americans for Freedom club started in December, spearheaded by four juniors.  Juniors Chris Mulligan, Ryan Patterson, Matt Stokovich and Colin Watson began the Libertyville chapter affiliated with Young America’s Foundation (YAF), a conservative youth organization.  The national...

Main gym closes again after testing positive for lead paint

Main gym closes again after testing positive for lead paint

Molly Boufford, Online Editor

December 16, 2019

Following a routine inspection of the main gym on Friday, Nov. 15, lead was again found in paint specks falling from the ceiling -- which also happened in the spring -- and the gym was immediately closed before reopening on Dec. 2.  An email was sent out on Nov. 15 to to notify students and staff...

Choirs host annual senior citizen dinner

Ella Marsden, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2019

The Libertyville High School choir put on their annual Holiday Music Fest on Tuesday, Dec. 10, and Wednesday, Dec. 11. Tuesday’s concert was preceded by a dinner for senior citizens who then watched the choir’s performance. Approximately 400 senior citizens attended the dinner and concert, a...

IT Department removes Chrome extensions

IT Department removes Chrome extensions

Sara Bogan, Staff Member

December 13, 2019

In the beginning of November, the District 128 Information Technology Department and Libertyville High School administration decided to eliminate most Chrome extensions on students’ Chromebooks and Google accounts due to security concerns regarding user data. According to the Chrome website, a Chrome ex...

Disney+: A streaming service for all things Disney

Disney+: A streaming service for all things Disney

Sayre Debruler, Staff Member

December 2, 2019

Disney+ is a new streaming network that features everything that Disney owns. Subscribers can spend hours watching their favorite childhood shows, like “Wizards of Waverly Place” or “Hannah Montana,” or watch all 23 Marvel movies.  On Nov. 12, Disney launched this streaming service -- which costs $6.99 per month -- leading to every other stre...

New dance studio progresses with construction

New dance studio progresses with construction

Natalie Isberg, Staff Member

November 19, 2019

The new dance studio, which has been in the works since this fall, is expected to be completed sometime in the fall next school year.  According to Athletic Director John Woods, the dance studio will be approximately 4,000 square feet, with an entrance at the south end and an exit to the parking lot...

Several Proposals Advance for Waukegan’s Fountain Square Casino

Anika Raina

November 14, 2019

As of the middle of October, three out of the four casino proposals for Waukegan have been evaluated and selected to move on in the process; these proposals will now face an evaluation by the Illinois Board of Gaming, according to the Chicago Tribune.  The bids from Rivers Casino, Full House Reso...

Impeachment: How It Works

Impeachment: How It Works

Charlotte Pulte and Cali Lichter

November 14, 2019

Note: This story is a news piece, and the information included in here comes from the sources listed on page 9. Our goal with this story is to inform readers about how the impeachment process works and what the key details of the current situation are. We are not expressing an opinion on whether or not...

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